Bigger is better when it comes to Samsung’s new TV lineup in 2018.Featuring more than 11 models across the QLED TV, Premium UHD, UHD and Ultra-Large Screen display range, available in a variety of sizes. Models in the 2018 lineup feature both flat and curved display options.
- QLED TV: Models in the Australian 2018 QLED TV lineup include – Q9F (65”, 75”, 88”), Q8F (55”, 65”), Q7F (55”, 65”, 75”) and Q6F (55”, 65”, 75”). The QLED TVs feature enhanced color and contrast, HDR10+ compatibility, Ambient Mode, Smart TV enhancements with Bixby Voice, One Remote Control and the One Invisible Connection. One Invisible Connection only can be used with Q7 series and higher models.
- Premium UHD: Models in the 2018 Premium UHD TV lineup include NU8500 and NU8000. The Premium UHD TVs include features such as dynamic crystal colour, HDR10+ compatibility, clean cable solutions, and One Remote Control.
- UHD: Models in the 2018 UHD TV lineup include NU7100 (75/65/55/49/43). These UHD TVs include features such as 4K UHD and HDR picture capabilities, clean cable solutions, slim design and Smart TV capabilities.
- Ultra-Large Screen TVs: Models including the Q6FN, NU8000, Q7F and Q9F are included in the ultra-large screen TV lineup, offering screen sizes that are 75-inch or larger.
Samsung says consumers are demanding larger screens in Australia and helping make that happen is the thinner profile of new TV panels.Transport and placing of larger screens can be done by one person (that’s me) but if you want to save the trouble make it two.Other highlights include:Direct Full ArraySpecific to the Q9F and Q8F QLED TVs, these sets will feature Direct Full Array (DFA) contrast technology. Ambient ModeAmbient Mode has been introduced to offer added value even when consumers are not watching TV. With a multitude of information available on the screen, including traffic, weather and news, Ambient Mode extends the television’s use to that of an information hub within the home. Ambient Mode also detects the color or pattern of the wall on which the TV is mounted, and can match it with the interior décor to produce an elegant, seemingly transparent screen – no longer will consumers just see a plain, black screen when they are not watching TV. Ambient Mode also detects when a person is in the room by syncing with a mobile signal to activate content on the screen, and turns off when people leave the room.One Invisible ConnectionWith its new One Invisible Connection, there will now be only one singular cord that stands between the TV, external devices and your power connection, transmitting both data and power for a seamless look. This marks the first singular cable in the TV industry that can transmit AV high capacity data at the speed of light while also transmitting power. The cable is designed using Teflon, which is resistant to high heat and known across industries for its durability. It is also equipped with an insulation system that breaks the electrical current if the cable is cut off, all of which are meant to provide peace of mind for consumers while improving longevity of the product.Smart TV, Featuring BixbyYes, Bixby is here to stay.Samsung says Wi-Fi connection and app setup time during the initial setup of the television has been drastically reduced with Effortless Login. The new TVs also offer a more intuitive Universal Guide, providing an array of options to navigate and consume content on QLED TVs.The full Australian model line-up is as follows:
|Q9F||65”, 75”, 88”|
|Q7F||55”, 65”, 75”|
|Q6F||55”, 65”, 75”|
The 2018 range will be available in April for Australians. Pricing will be released closer to on sale.